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How to Be a Founder – How Entrepreneurs can Identify, Fund and Launch their Best Ideas


Publisher:Bloomsbury Business (18 August 2022)

Language:English

Hardcover:224 pages

ISBN-10:1472994345

ISBN-13:978-1472994349

Item Weight: ‎ 454 g

Dimensions:15.29 x 2.54 x 23.39 cm

 

Book Description

An essential guide to equip the next generation of founders with the mindset and tools they need to take the leap to become globally successful entrepreneurs.

About the Author

Alice Bentinck MBE is the co-founder of Entrepreneur First. She is part of the Imperial College Innovations Investment Committee, a Trustee of youth employment charity Generation UK and on the UK government’s AI Council. She won the Veuve Clicquot women in business New Generation award, and was selected as one of the 1,000 most influential people in London by the Evening Standard. She started her career at McKinsey & Company.
Matt Clifford MBE is the co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First. He is a non-executive director of Innovate UK, and a trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust. Matt started his career at McKinsey & Co. and holds degrees from Cambridge and MIT, where he was a Kennedy Scholar.

An essential guide to equip the next generation of founders with the mindset and tools they need to take the leap to become globally successful entrepreneurs.

Featuring a foreword by Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn, this fascinating handbook inspires potential founders and provides essential guidance and advice for people who want to create their own start-up and build a successful company. This book answers the question “how do I get started?” It takes the reader from making the decision to plunge into entrepreneurship, through the process of choosing and developing an idea and team, all the way to raising capital and working with VCs and angel investors.

Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford are the co-founders of Entrepreneur First (EF). Over the last decade, they have worked with thousands of ambitious individuals across the world, supporting them to become founders. Those individuals have now built companies worth billions of dollars that are taking on some of the world’s biggest challenges, including finding hard-to-spot cancers, tackling climate change and building new financial platforms. In How to Be a Founder, the authors share advice, insights and lessons from their decade of experience working with individuals to become successful founders. The book covers what you need to do today to start your journey as a founder and the steps to take to maximise your chances of building a high-growth, scalable company. You’ll also hear advice from some of the world’s best investors and entrepreneurs who have built some of most iconic technology companies of our time.